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Donors support hi-tech innovation and improvements in our hospitals

Medical 3D printing is increasingly used in both clinical and research-based healthcare activities. With the generous support of our donors, the Foundation recently provided funding for the Improvement & Innovation team within the Centre of Clinical Excellence at Te Whatu Ora Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley to purchase a 3D Printer, Enclosure and Air Filtration… Read more »

Dojo donates Christmas goodies

Last week students from World Marudao Karate made the long walk from their dojo in Berhampore to donate Christmas gifts to Te Wao Nui. This has become an annual tradition of goodwill and kindness from our valued charity partner who have supported the Foundation and our Child Health teams for 9 years.

Transforming Christmas for sick kids

We’d love you to meet wee Bodhi (5). Bodhi is very creative and is also obsessed with Transformers – whether transforming his toys, watching them on TV or drawing his own. Mum Amy wanted to celebrate this passion and had Bodhi’s artwork printed on T-shirts. Initially Bodhi felt too shy to wear them but when… Read more »

Buddle Findlay bring Santa to Te Wao Nui

It was so lovely to welcome Santa and a couple of Buddle Findlay’s Summer Clerks to Te Wao Nui this morning. Buddle Findlay have been spreading festive cheer and putting smiles on the faces of sick kids since 2004. Thanks also to The Warehouse Petone for their kind support of Buddle Findlay’s visit.

NZPolice bring joy to sick kids

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas today at Te Wao Nui, with a very special Christmas visit and toy delivery from the New Zealand Police this morning! There were smiles all round as children were able to visit with specialised members of the police team, including dog handlers and members of the AOS… Read more »

Tiaki joins the community Santa Parades

Tiaki and the team from the Foundation and Te Wao Nui had a fantastic time at the Santa Parades this weekend. It was wonderful to see so many families enjoying the day. Special thanks to Capital City Motors for their generous sponsorship of our cars as well as Tiaki’s very flash ride for the day.

International Volunteers Day

Today is International Volunteers Day. We are very fortunate to have a family of more than 450 volunteers, who generously choose to gift their time and talents to help our hospitals. Every day Foundation volunteers: – help patients and visitors navigate our campuses as a hospital guide, – offer care, comfort and conversation to patients,… Read more »

Staff orchestra and choir bring festive cheer to the hospital

The Foundation is delighted to sponsor the Manawa Ora Hospital Orchestra and Choir. Their Christmas concert in the hospital atrium brought a touch of joy and festive cheer to patients, staff and visitors to the hospital this afternoon.

Very Welly Christmas fun

On behalf of Te Wao Nui Child Health Service, Wellington Hospitals Foundation is pleased to be the official charity for Very Welly Christmas this weekend 26 & 27 November.  This is a fun family event.    Bring your favourite toy down for a free Well Health Check at our clinic near Midland Park, where you’ll… Read more »

Fun and vibrant artwork for Radiology

“To be able to pretend the table is a rocket or spaceship is a great way to explain to children the X-ray table moves and gives them something to focus on.” “Jet Planes!! My favourite… ooooh and they are like rockets.” “Wow, Just Wow.” “Now I feel better about having to be here. Still rather… Read more »